• Lancashire: James Anderson pens contract extension

    by  • October 27, 2015 • Cricket

    The England international James Anderson has put pen to a paper on a new two-year contract with the county outfit Lancashire, that will keep him at The Old Trafford until 2017.

    The 33-year-old, who made his Lancashire debut as a teenager in 2002. His best bowling figures for the Red Rose is seven wickets for 71 in a Championship match against Essex last month.

    The Burnley-born Anderson told the club’s official website: “I consider it an honour and a privilege every time I wear the Red Rose and I am delighted to sign a new deal with the county I grew up supporting.

    Last season was a great year for Lancashire and I’m looking forward to seeing us progress under Ashley [Giles] back in Division One.”

    Anderson has played 109 Tests and currently claimed 420 Test wickets in his career.